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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: A banker who engages in dishonest or illegal behavior.
A blend of banker + gangster. From the derogatory suffix -ster which also gave us poetaster, mathematicaster, and philosophaster. Earliest documented use: 1893.
“So far for example, no bankster has been indicted/convicted for having a major hand in running the global economy to the ground.”
Demise of the Prevalent Political Economy; Capital (Addis Abada, Ethiopia); Mar 11, 2013.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Nature never did betray the heart that loved her. -William Wordsworth, poet (7 Apr 1770-1850)